Boise Metro Area information

Boise is not only the capital of Idaho, but the center of commerce, politics, population, cultural events, and the blue field that personifies the Boise State Broncos. As a high desert community resting at the foot of the mountains, it is surrounded by thriving bedroom communities rich in their own histories and economies, bringing the metro area population to approximately 652,000. Experts estimate the MSA population will exceed 695,000 by 2018.

Boise Area Information Packet (PDF)

Nampa Area Information Packet (PDF)

Caldwell Area Information Packet (PDF)


Links to important Boise, Idaho sites

Industry Links State of Idaho Links
Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP)
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
Urban Land Institute
Downtown Boise Association
Idaho Commerce and Labor
State of Idaho Website
Real Estate Links Business and Economic Links
Community Planning Association
U.S. Census Bureau - Economic Briefing Room
Idaho Colleges & Universities News Outlets
Boise State University
Idaho State University
University of Idaho
College of Idaho
Northwest Nazarene University
College of Western Idaho
College of Southern Idaho
Eastern Idaho Technical College
Lewis-Clark State College
North Idaho College
KTVB - Channel 7 News
Idaho Business Review - Newspaper
Idaho Statesman - Newspaper
Idaho Press Tribune - Newspaper